TÜV Rheinland UK Ltd, a leader in independent technical services, announces an extension of Approval Body scope under UKCA Legislation. TÜV Rheinland is now approved for Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2016, Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016, Radio Equipment Regulations 2016, Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 and Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 and ready to serve its customers.
TÜV Rheinland is a UKCA Conformity Assessment Body for the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2011 for several years, and continues its leadership in product assessment services with approval applications already in progress for EU No 305/2011 as amended by the Construction Products (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, Noise Emission in the Environment by Equipment for Use Outdoors Regulations 2001, Personal Protective Equipment Regulations (EU 2016/425 as brought into UK law and amended), and Medical Device Regulations 2002 (under UKAS and MHRA). Regulations of industrial focus, such as Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2016, Lifts Regulations 2016, and Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 2016 are also among the approvals expected to be conferred throughout this year and into the next.
With the majority of UKCA regulations stemming from CE regulatory standards, the global operator is in a very strong position as a longstanding expert of EU conformity assessments. TÜV Rheinland Group is a Notified Body of the EU regulations listed, offering customers an extensive range of services across Regulatory Compliance, Product Performance, Engineering Analysis and Reliability Services.